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Forum: Welding 06-09-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By Rob65
The spec I just looked at said 30% duty cycle at...

The spec I just looked at said 30% duty cycle at 130amps not 145.

If that’s the case my guess would be about 10% at full power. That’s probably one welding rod and the machine will be about ready...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-06-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 8,431
Posted By Rob65
Jerry, to fire a washer in your day did you first...

Jerry, to fire a washer in your day did you first have to lay the logs, then put the cast iron pot on and fill it with how many buckets of water that you had to carry from the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-06-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 16,906
Posted By Rob65
Looks good to me. Way better than the...

Looks good to me. Way better than the prefabricated crap sheds I have seen.

What are you cladding it with?

Rob


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-14-2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By Rob65
I have a power washer with a Chinese Honda clone...

I have a power washer with a Chinese Honda clone engine. It also needs choking to start each and every time. Without using the choke it just refuses to start.

I have never bothered stripping the...
Forum: Machining 04-24-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,214
Posted By Rob65
ORF, Have you got any hydraulic cylinder...

ORF,

Have you got any hydraulic cylinder repair shops near you?

If so ask if you can have a look in their scrap. Plenty of round stuff will be waiting for you to re-home it[emoji3]

Rob

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Forum: Fabrication 04-23-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 906
Posted By Rob65
It would be quite quick to take a mould from it...

It would be quite quick to take a mould from it using either resin or rubber and then use that to make GRP or even concrete replicas.

Would that be acceptable to you client?

Rob


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Forum: Machining 03-08-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,753
Posted By Rob65
Jack, You mentioned a ball bearing ER32 nut....

Jack,

You mentioned a ball bearing ER32 nut. How much better grip do they provide and are there any downsides to them other than a few extra $?

I need a new nut my mill and considered one but...
Forum: Machining 12-04-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,872
Posted By Rob65
Chris, for finding punch marks and lines etc I...

Chris, for finding punch marks and lines etc I use a pin.

A trick taught to me when an apprentice is put a piece of plasticine, blu tak , chewing gum or whatever on the cutter and stick a...
Forum: Fabrication 11-14-2018, 02:57 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,044
Posted By Rob65
Just another one of my crazy thoughts, could the...

Just another one of my crazy thoughts, could the rolls be made by bolting car / truck wheels together side by side?

I’m thinking keep the tires on with plenty of air in them. Could be tied...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-04-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,295
Posted By Rob65
Thanks for the info. The crank in my engine...

Thanks for the info.

The crank in my engine is snapped clean into two pieces. I have looked at it long and hard and thought about welding it but so far common sense has prevailed.

Sorry to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-04-2018, 04:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,295
Posted By Rob65
Metalwolf, I’m looking for a crank for a...

Metalwolf,

I’m looking for a crank for a Perkins 103-10 engine if you have one. I think the engine is about 2005.

If yours is suitable I will start a new thread on rebuilding the engine.
...
Forum: Fabrication 11-04-2018, 04:10 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,044
Posted By Rob65
I think the real question is what are you...

I think the real question is what are you planning on using this metal for?

My experience with any bent metal is that trying to straighten it requires a steady and continuous bending force...
Forum: Machining 10-15-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,047
Posted By Rob65
Bubba, Could you explain where you put the...

Bubba,

Could you explain where you put the shims pls. Are they like washers places over each stud?

Have you tried screwing the studs into the chuck one more turn?

Also I am wondering if the...
Forum: Welding 10-12-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,671
Posted By Rob65
Red, Using known good ‘take out’ parts is a...

Red,

Using known good ‘take out’ parts is a wise idea. I bought some torch consumables from eBay and the machine would not work with them. It turned out that the dimensions of the retaining ring...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-19-2018, 03:32 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 16,906
Posted By Rob65
ORF, It looks like the big dozer work is...

ORF,

It looks like the big dozer work is nearly finished. Is the plan to then sell that machine and buy something more suited to the rest of the work you will need to be doing?

Now the trees...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-07-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,592
Posted By Rob65
Smile Red, Just seen this posted today. ...

Red,

Just seen this posted today.

http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net/threads/76922-Flat-Belt-Reversing-Mechanism

Looks fairly easy to make (read cheap!!) and simple to operate.


I know, I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-05-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,312
Posted By Rob65
I’m not familiar with your model but would guess...

I’m not familiar with your model but would guess it’s going to be similar to my 2005 463 machine.

Given the the fault is common to both sides it highly unlikely to be a problem with pumps and...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-31-2018, 01:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,195
Posted By Rob65
I bought a skidstear because it came along at the...

I bought a skidstear because it came along at the right price and I had a bit of work for it.

The jobs I bought it for are long since done but it just keeps on getting used for other things. Way...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-25-2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 16,906
Posted By Rob65
ORF, Do your have access to a lathe at work?...

ORF,

Do your have access to a lathe at work? If so just turn up some tapered bits of steel bar to use to align the bolt holes when you assemble the building.

Rob


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Forum: Fabrication 07-17-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,566
Posted By Rob65
I have a Colchester Triumph. It takes up more...

I have a Colchester Triumph. It takes up more floor space than I would like but takes 5 ft between centres. The gearbox lets you cut just about any metric or imperial pitch thread without having to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-12-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,592
Posted By Rob65
When motorbike engines are put in light cars they...

When motorbike engines are put in light cars they sometimes use a small electric motor for reversing.

Not quite sure how this could be applied on your boat but thought I’d throw it out there in...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-12-2018, 01:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,592
Posted By Rob65
Red, would a hydraulic drive be too complicated/...

Red, would a hydraulic drive be too complicated/ expensive?

Easy to have forward and reverse that way.

Rob


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Forum: Machining 06-26-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,616
Posted By Rob65
Ok, forget 24mm, we shall return to the stone age...

Ok, forget 24mm, we shall return to the stone age and put an inch pin into it :) (I dont have a 24mm cutter, but I do have inch)

Is it ok to run the mag drill on a couple of mm of metal around...
Forum: Machining 06-25-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,616
Posted By Rob65
Looks like a job for a mag drill. Do I...

Looks like a job for a mag drill.

Do I recall that you had a thread about repairing one a while ago?

Tack weld a piece of steel on the chassis for the drill to sit on and have at it with a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-23-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By Rob65
I had an engine once that had had the pickup pipe...

I had an engine once that had had the pickup pipe bent slightly and then straightened. There was a slight kink in the pipe where I pushed into the block.

The slight kink was just enough to make...
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